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January, 2012


January 30, 2012  3:36 PM

UK jail bars no barrier to Facebook

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Facebook

While some people may be considering using a free app to issue insults from beyond the grave, others are using Facebook to taunt victims and their families from behind bars.

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January 24, 2012  4:11 PM

Don’t GBS me: Court rules GPS is a violation of rights

falani Profile: falani
gps, Vehicle


January 24, 2012  3:30 PM

The missing piece in your wardrobe?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
2GB, Brookstone, Cufflink, hotspot, USB, Wi-Fi, Wireless

Believe it or not, for the measly sum of £160 you could become a walking Wi-Fi hotspot. And, as if that wasn't already enough of a killer opening line to use at the bar, you could also have 2GB of USB storage at your fingertips. 


Well, wrist-tips if were being...


January 24, 2012  2:04 PM

Website launched to help people profit from failed relationships

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Australia, Ebay, health, London, relationship, shopping, Website

A website has been launched to help people make a bit of cash to cheer them up after a relationship breakdown.

The aptly named neverlikeditanyway.com provides a marketplace for people to rid themselves of...


January 19, 2012  5:35 PM

Status update: Six feet under

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
death, Facebook, Israel, Jesus, social network, Willook, YouTube

if-i-die-facebook-app.jpgA free new app, called If I Die, offers users the ability to post...


January 18, 2012  11:26 AM

Angry Brides follows in Angry Birds’ wake

WAshford Profile: WAshford
dowry, Facebook, India

First there was Angry Birds, but now there is Angry Brides, an online game in India that has already attracted 270,000 fans.

Instead of firing Angry Birds at Green Piglets, players fire various missiles at prospective grooms greedy for dowry.

Hitting a prospective groom wins the...


January 17, 2012  4:14 PM

Princess Diana adds her weight to SNP campaign

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

She did landmines and child poverty but now in a bizarre paranormal incident the former Princess of Wales, Diana, has appeared in a Scottish church to add her considerable PR influence to the SNP's campaign for Scottish independence.

Chinese tourists took a film inside the church which,...


January 13, 2012  10:19 AM

Gambling for nerds

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Apple, ipad, iPhone

Accumulator, seven fold, odds on. Are these, along with everything football, a foreign language to you? Have you been the odd one out when your friends popped down to the bookies to have a flutter?


WELL NO MORE!

Following the news that Apple is...


January 11, 2012  1:42 PM

The worlds smartest (TV) thief?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
lg, television

 


Don't worry, the shifty chap in the video isn't really stealing a TV, its all a clever marketing ploy by LG. 

But that, just as exactly what the sticky fingered fellow is up to, doesn't become clear until the last 10 seconds of the...


January 11, 2012  11:59 AM

After its meteoric rise the iPad has come back down to earth with a bang.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
ipad, Nevada

A company proved the resilience of its military grade tablet case by dropping a bowling ball on an iPad inside the case.

But following the failure of this stunt to increase interest, which you can see below, the company decided to try something that was actually more likely to...


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